Americans With Disabilities Act

What is reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

Reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job or to the work environment that will enable a qualified applicant or employee with a disability to participate in the application process or to perform essential job functions.

Reasonable accommodation also includes adjustments to assure that a qualified individual with a disability has rights and privileges in employment equal to those of employees without disabilities.

Reasonable accommodations includes: · Converting existing facilities to make them accessible and usable by disabled persons · Use of part-time or otherwise modified work schedule · Restructuring the job or reassigning the individual · Acquiring or modifying equipment or devices used in the job · Restructuring training and support, including providing readers or interpreters

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